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Ariana Kukors: Swim

Ariana Kukors: Swim

In this conversation we learn from Ariana Kukors, who is a USA Olympic Swimmer, current American Record holder and former World Record holder in the 200-meter individual medley (long course).

A 2-Time World Champion, Kukors has won a total of seven medals in major international competition- two golds, three silvers, and two bronze spanning a 10-year national team career. After barely missing the 2008 Olympic Team, she set out to explore a deep understanding of her mind and craft. The result was a 2009 World Title and a berth on the 2012 Olympic Team.

If you're wanting to better understand the nuances of a psychological framework that supports growth in the face of failure, you'll enjoy where this conversation goes.

Show Notes:

5:16: Having everything you could want in a childhood and being active

9:42: How her upbringing made her an olympian

“I was a competitive kid and I didn’t win a lot when I was little” 10:57

16:04: Impact of having a serious competitor when growing up